No. 11 seed Mississippi State advances to the field of 64 to take on No. 6 seed Creighton.
Author: The Associated Press
Arizona State overwhelms Nevada with big 1st half in men’s First Four
Desmond Cambridge Jr., a Nevada transfer, scored 17 points as Arizona State built a 53-26 by halftime and rolled from there.
Porn actor Stormy Daniels meets with prosecutors investigating Trump payment
The news emerged as Michael Cohen, a former Trump attorney who orchestrated the payment, was giving a second day of testimony before a New York grand jury looking into what Cohen says was hush money paid by the former president.
T-Mobile to buy budget wireless provider Mint Mobile
Mint Mobile is partly owned by actor Ryan Reynolds.
Haaland wades into thorny land exchange fight in Alaska
The action came shortly after the Biden administration approved a major Alaska oil project, angering environmentalists.
Alaska oil project approval adds yet another climate concern
The Biden administration’s approval of a massive oil development in northern Alaska commits the U.S. to yet another decadeslong crude project.
Wisconsin tribal leader calls for action on public health
Robert VanZile implored lawmakers to do more to address tribal concerns about pollution, health care and violence against Native American women.
There’s a new top dog in U.S. as favorite breed changes
It’s the first change in three decades of rule by the Labrador retriever.
President Biden details new federal measures to strengthen gun laws
The president said he’d signed an executive order aimed at stiffening background checks to buy guns, promoting more secure firearms storage and ensuring law enforcement agencies get more out of a bipartisan gun control law enacted last summer.
Alarming rise in hate crimes in U.S., Oregon in 2021, FBI stats show
The total is the highest level in decades, said Brian Levin, the director of the Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism at California State University-San Bernardino.